posted: 04/20/2014 3:46 a.m.
OBITUARIES Information for the obituaries and funeral notices below was supplied to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Advertising Department by funeral homes.
posted: 04/20/2014 3:45 a.m.
100 YEARS AGO April 20, 1914 “Someone started a rumor on the streets that I had dropped dead, and we have done nothing this evening but receive telephone messages of condolence,” said P.A. Byrd, 1514 Booker St., last night.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:11 p.m.
Little Rock police have made an arrest in the homicide of Debbie Bush, who was found stabbed to death in her home Tuesday.
posted: 04/19/2014 10:19 a.m.
Whole Foods Markets is recalling mini butter croissants sold in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana because they contain eggs, an undeclared allergen.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:44 a.m.
The state Department of Higher Education has spent nearly $113 million on lottery-financed Arkansas Academic Challenge scholarships in the fiscal year that will end June 30 — a $20 million dip from the previous fiscal year — after the 2013 Legislature overhauled the program and cut the scholarships for some future recipients.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:38 a.m.
Circuit Judge Michael Maggio began presiding over a negligence lawsuit involving a second nursing home owned by Fort Smith businessman Michael Morton just weeks after Morton financed several political action committees that later donated to Maggio’s since-halted run for an appeals-court seat.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:29 a.m.
The National Archives and Records Administration released about 7,500 more pages of records from Bill Clinton’s time as president Friday, some of which detail staff efforts to soften Hillary Rodham Clinton’s image.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:27 a.m.
A former Little Rock police officer died early Friday after a struggle in a yard belonging to a hot-dog vendor and blogger with whom the former officer had a “history,” police said.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:25 a.m.
Dear Mr. Know-itall : My neighbor’s dog, Tequila, sunbathes in the middle of the street. Could be he’s just passed out. Is this illegal? — Local Resident
posted: 04/19/2014 3:23 a.m.
In Anne Gardner’s hometown of North Tonawanda, N.Y., carousels are a part of the culture.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:23 a.m.
The Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday voted to use $2 million in the state’s “rainy-day” funds to offer nearly two-thirds more Governor’s Distinguished Scholarships to eligible students.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:20 a.m.
Arkansas Education Commissioner Tom Kimbrell has applied to be the next superintendent of the Bryant School District.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:19 a.m.
Two Republican candidates seeking the state House District 43 seat both agree that programs such as Common Core curriculum and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act allow federal government too much control of local communities.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:18 a.m.
Crawford County could move into a new jail in January 2017 if voters approve two sales taxes next month, a jail architect told county officials Friday.
posted: 04/19/2014 3:17 a.m.
More than 3,000 Arkansans with disabilities are waiting for services to help them live outside state institutions, a group of health-care officials were told during the Arkansas Health Disparities Conference on Friday.